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  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Draft guidelines for the ongoing environmental monitoring and management of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe have been released for comment. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the draft Port Geographe Environmental Monitoring and Management Plan (EMMP), prepared by environmental experts, identifies monitoring requirements to minimize environmental impacts and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on Cape Jaffa, Maria Creek and Wyomi Beach projects. According to the update, Council’s dredge is making good progress at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina. At the end of this week the dredge is expected to turn around and head back into the Marina […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Warringah Council is installing special markers at Narrabeen Lagoon later this month, to help sailors and paddlers navigate the waterway. Council worked with local users and State agencies to find the best location for the markers, which point out fragile seagrass meadows and shallow sections that are best avoided. The installation of the markers was […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. The Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been revised as a result of comments received during the comment review period (including independent external peer review). All comments have […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel reported to the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, April 24th. She said that last week the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) determined that approximately one acre of seagrass had been impacted in the Hernando Beach Channel due to over-dredging. The County and the Project Contractor will meet with […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work will commence next month on the $28.15million reconfiguration of groynes at Port Geographe in the South-West to address serious seagrass accumulation and coastal management problems, after a major contract for part of the work was awarded. Transport Minister Troy Buswell today announced WA Limestone & Italia Stone Group Joint Venture as the successful tenderers […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2016 the citizens of Brevard County voted to approve a 10-year, ½ cent sales tax to implement the county’s “Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan” (SOIRLPP). The plan includes a portfolio of projects to reduce primary sources of pollution (including excess fertilizer, septic system effluent, nutrient enriched reclaimed water, and stormwater); […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the campaign against the proposed Abbot Point dredging continues, the North Queensland Bulk Ports are often asked by members of the public to “keep putting out the facts”, said Brad Fish, NQBP CEO. Here are some of the facts available through the government agency responsible for the management of the Great Barrier Reef – […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The La Quinta Channel dredging project included extending of the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands and seagrass. Also, the ecosystem restoration was part of the project, consisting of an offshore rock breakwater and shore protection to protect and enhance approximately 40 acres […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called for shocking plans for an artificial reef next to the Great Barrier Reef at Abbot Point to be abandoned. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society said “the proposal to compensate for environmental damage from the Abbot Point expansion reveals the […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa Marina dredging program.  The dredging scheme is progressing well at the moment, with large amounts of seagrass and sand being removed from the entrance area. According to the update, the excavation works on the western side of the breakwater […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In an effort to continue reducing pollutants reaching the Indian River Lagoon system, the city of Rockledge has secured funding assistance from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District. The funding will be used to remove 143 septic tanks and to construct and install a lift station and […]

  • 11 April 2012

      The officials will have to wait a while longer to write end to the long-delayed Hernando Beach channel dredging project. According to Hernando Today, Environmental Services Director Susan Goebel-Canning said the Florida Department of Environmental Protection notified her late Monday that some of the seagrass has been impacted and the county may have to […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Conseil général de la Corse du Sud has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging and rock excavation works at the port of Porto Vecchio area. Nature and scope of work includes: – supply and liaising of facilities construction, – overseeing of supply and equipment required for dredging and rock excavation and equipment […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council (SA) is continuing dredging operations in the Maria Creek channel following damaging storms along the coast. According to the council, the dredge and earthmoving equipment is busy trying to get the entrance to the marina clear as well as creating a buffer zone on the western side in anticipation for the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Tom Foster and Matthew Jury of DHI Singapore have been appointed to a new PIANC international working group, to develop guidelines for Dredging and Port and Waterway Construction around coastal plant habitats. Tom Foster is the co-chair of the working group, with Deborah Shafer from the US Army Core of Engineers as the main chair. […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) announced the addition of Ms. Melisa Reiter as Regional Manager in the Tampa Bay area. Ms. Reiter will work closely with CSA’s scientific and business development staff to assist in the growth and diversification of CSA services along Florida’s west coast. In addition to expanding the client base, she will […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Work is underway, in support of the La Quinta Trade Gateway, on the La Quinta channel extension. In creation of a 7,300-foot long by 400-foot wide by 41-foot deep channel, crews are dredging 24/7 at a pace of about 8-10,000 yards of material a day. To date, approximately 300,000 of the 6.6 million yards is […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $10 million in grant funding to Brevard County last week for the removal of up to 350,000 cubic yards of muck in the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. “Governor Scott and Florida’s legislative leaders are committed to improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon,” said […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite all best efforts at Maria Creek over the past 7 weeks, it has become clear that excavation and dredging is unmanageable due to the continuing influx of seagrass and the significant movement of sand from the South, the Kingston District Council said in its latest project update.  As a result of the unmanageable conditions, the […]

  • 25 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began placing dredged material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project on Placement Area 62 following completion of work at PA63. “We are aware that many fishing enthusiasts and recreational boaters had intended to enjoy this area of the bay during the holiday season […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Turbidity levels in the Western Basin of Gladstone harbour have been increasing in recent days. Water quality monitoring systems have recorded levels at QE4 (at the northern end of the bund wall) above the limits set out in the project approvals. This has meant a temporary suspension of cutter suction dredging has been put in […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Monroe County Commissioners will meet on Wednesday, January 20th, at 9AM at the Marathon Government Center to discuss a proposal from Duck Key residents to relax some county rules on canal maintenance dredging. The commissioners will review a document called Duck Key Canal Restoration which identifies eight areas that have silted up to less than 5ft of depth at low […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $1.8 million dredging project to restore navigable depths through the entrance of Jurien Bay Boat Harbor has been completed. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the completion of the dredging project ends the first stage of a works and investigation plan to address navigation and seasonal water quality […]